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Revolutionary War-Era Rifle Recovered Nearly 50 Years After It Was Stolen


AREA OR NO SOMEONE IN THIS AREA FOLLOW US AT CBS PHILLY.COM. NEARLY 50 YEARS AFTER REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA RIFLE WAS STOLE EBB IT HAS BEEN RECOVERED. THIS CHRISTIAN ORDER RIFLE WAS TAKEN FROM THE VALLEY FORGE MUSEUM IN 1971, FBI RECOVERED RIFLE AFTER IT WAS SOLD LAST YEAR. THIS AFTERNOON IT WAS RETURN TO THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY OF SONS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY DURING A CEREMONY AT YOU MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. THESE WERE WEAPONS THAT AFTER BEING USED TO WIN AMERICAN INDEPENDENT WERE BROUGHT HOME AND USED TO BUILD A NATION. THE RIFLE IS A SIGNIFICANT PIECE OF AMERICAN HISTORY, ONLY A HANDFUL OF SIGN, DATED AMERICAN RIVALS FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA HAVE SURVIVED.

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